South Sudan

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Peace talk politicians kicked out of hotels over $50m unpaid bill
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Peace talk politicians kicked out of hotels over $50m unpaid bill

Hundreds of South Sudanese officials have lived in luxurious establishments for years during failed negotiations
9 Feb 2021
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What’s happening in Sudan?

Ousted former dictator could face years in jail on corruption charges
19 Aug 2019
Armed groups surge: how battlefield dynamics are changing
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Armed groups surge: how battlefield dynamics are changing

New figures show there are both more conflicts and more sides within each one
19 Jun 2018
East Africa hunger crisis: Mo Farah backs UK charity appeal
woman and child in Ganyiel, South Sudan
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East Africa hunger crisis: Mo Farah backs UK charity appeal

Olympian tells Britons to 'act now' and help millions facing starvation
15 Mar 2017
Is South Sudan on the verge of another civil war?
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In Brief

Is South Sudan on the verge of another civil war?

Former vice president Riek Machar threatens to march on capital 'and end this drama'
4 Aug 2016
South Sudan signs peace deal with rebels - but will it last?
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South Sudan signs peace deal with rebels - but will it last?

President Salva Kiir had come under pressure to sign agreement aimed at ending months of civil war
26 Aug 2015

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South Sudan: government and rebels recruiting child soldier
Child soldiers in South Sudan
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South Sudan: government and rebels recruiting child soldier

Human Rights Watch accuses both sides in South Sudan's conflict of arming young children – often by force
16 Feb 2015
South Sudan: government and rebels sign peace deal
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In Brief

South Sudan: government and rebels sign peace deal

Welcomed as 'critical first step' to peace, but critics warn of 'unpredictable' future
24 Jan 2014
SOUTH SUDAN: Why Africa's newest country faces war
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In Depth

SOUTH SUDAN: Why Africa's newest country faces war

The worsening conflict in South Sudan could become a 'fully-fledged war' if no action is taken, says UN
7 Jan 2014
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